Life is constantly challenging us. Therefore, most of us have developed a skill to find the silver lining in everything. There may be a cloud above your head, but we all know that every cloud has a silver lining. And with this in mind, we set to uncover signs of hope even into the darkest cloud.
When life-changing events happen, the silver lining gives you a way to learn how to cope. Understandably, for a lot of us, the silver lining in the cloud has its limitations. After all, it is natural to feel uncertain about the future in the aftermath of a serious event. The proverbial silver lining can only help you so much. It doesn’t get rid of the dark cloud above your head. But have you considered thinking above the clouds and aiming for the stars instead?
Is it a chance for a new beginning?
Sudden and dramatic changes can throw you off balance. But they also offer a unique opportunity to address areas in your life that you’ve always wanted to improve. Not everyone has the chance to start anew in life. But life-changing events allow you to build new foundations that suit your needs and interests.
If you suddenly find yourself out of work for a prolonged period, for instance, it can give you more time to think about your career. Were your career choices working for you? What would you have changed? Now is your chance to make those changes!
Similarly, a health scare can also help you make time to improve your lifestyle. Instead of looking for the positive aspects, think of any life-upsetting event as a new beginning. Not everyone can hit pause on life, so starting anew with the knowledge and experience you’ve got is a unique opportunity!
Can you attract positivity to your life?
Why look for elements that can bring your hope when you can already attract good things into your life? If you are not familiar with the Law of Attraction, it is a principle that helps you visualize and achieve your objectives. It is believed that regardless of our age and life choices, we are susceptible to the specific laws that govern the Universe. As such, the principle of attraction is to help your thoughts turn into tangible realities. With the use of visualization tools, exercises, and affirmations, you can learn to shoot over the silver lining and aim for your ultimate dream.
Can the change be better for you?
“Just because it’s a different life it doesn’t mean it’s a worse one.”
This quote from The Flash, a sci-fi show, shares one crucial truth about unexpected events and results. The human mind likes routines. Therefore, when we are forced to change the way we do things, we tend to perceive it as bad news. However, different doesn’t mean worse. As a result, embracing the change and making the most of it will make a huge difference. When you reject the change, your mind is braced against it, and you think of it as an obstacle. When you accept the change, your mind works with it and explores all the benefits and opportunities.
When it comes to coping skills, you need to figure out to face life challenges. Unfortunately, you are your worst enemy. Training your mind to see past unpleasant events to discover or create new opportunities can transform your appreciation of life and luck!